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Tech Review: DJI Phantom Drone

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August 14, 2013
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The DJI Phantom is a four-propeller drone sold with only minimal assembly required. The compact aircraft can be fitted with video cameras so users get a new perspective on their surroundings. The AP's Peter Svensson takes a closer look.


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